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Christopher M. Kelly

An FBI informant saw several Facebook chats from Kelly indicating he was at the Capitol on Jan. 6th.

The government alleges that because he texted remarks before the event, including “I’ll be with ex NYPD and some proud boys. This will be the most historic event of my life,” and “F___ these snakes. This is our house!,” he had a motive to disrupt government proceedings.

Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • First Name(s): Christopher
  • Last Name(s): Kelly
  • Case Number: 1:21-mj-128
  • Arrest Location: New York, NY
  • Judge: Zia Faruqui
  • Entry Last Updated: 04/15/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/15/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (1) Aiding and Abetting (2) Unlawful Entry to Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct (4)

Case Status

Kelly was arrested on 1/20/21 and initially appeared in court on 2/9. He was released on personal recognizance. On 06/01/2021, a Motion submitted by USA to dismiss the case was granted by Judge Zia M. Faruqui.

USA Attorney

Tejpal Chawla
Tejpal Singh Chawla US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 Fourth ST, N.W., Washington, DC-20530 202 252 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Christopher M. Kelly's Mailing Address


Please note: Prisoner mail is reviewed by guards. Please keep messages of encouragement to a general and/or religious nature. For example, do not mention the events of Jan. 6th or other current events under criminal investigation.

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